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Blurted out during a planning session and presented here for your consideration: “Consistency is almost never a factor in conversion effectiveness.” By that I meant that just because a button works on one page, it won’t necessarily be the winning button for another page. Just because a message resonates with one audience, it won’t necessarily be [...]
Our own Kate O’Neill has a new article up at CMO.com, and it’s the top story today: Narcissism: Personalization’s Flip Side? It plays off of the Eli Pariser “filter bubbles” TED talk, so if you haven’t seen that, you’ll probably want to watch that first.
I’ve been remiss in announcing here that I have an article featured on CMO.com: Empathetic Optimization: A Kinder, Gentler Approach To Profits. It went up two weeks ago and is still featured as one of the most popular articles on the site. What is empathetic optimization, you might wonder? From the article: “It’s a disciplined [...]
Tom Fishburne nails it again: As he says in the accompanying post, the “waterfall” approach is a terrible fit for web project management: We couldn’t predict all of the potential issues when we first wrote a brief. So, requirements would inevitably change and we’d uncover issues too late to do anything about them. We would [...]
Every day there are new adventures in the SEO quest to understand Google’s algorithm. Yesterday, Andy Beal reported on an interview Eric Enge conducted with Matt Cutts, head of Google’s webspam team, and the big news was that 301 redirects (if you don’t know what they are, just think of when you enter a web [...]